Author talk with Eugene Schlusser
Subiaco Library and Boffins Books are pleased to host Eugene Schlusser for the launch of his new book Escape from the Sun: Surviving the Tyrannies of Lenin Hitler & Stalin.
Join us with special guest Diana Warnock for an in conversation event about this extraordinary biopic tale about how a son retrieved his past to safeguard the future. Copies of Escape from the Sun will be available for sale on the night. This event is part of Subiaco Library’s Monday night event series and includes a light supper. Reserve your free ticket online.
About Escape from the Sun
The author tracks the lives of his parents, Paul and Natalie, as they navigate their way through three repressive regimes. Both born in Russia in 1900, they live through World War 1, revolution, famine and civil war.
About Eugene Schlusser
Eugene Schlusser arrived on the shores of Fremantle in November 1950 with his mother Natalie and three siblings. The family lived in Jersey Street, Subiaco, where his mother ran a business. Tragically his father Paul died before reaching Australia. The reason why are traced in his book, Escape from the Sun. Eugene has also produced programmes for ABCTV, and Crawford Productions before creating his own production company. His broadcast documentaries include films on the Australian artists Rupert Bunny, William Dobell, Hans Heysen and Nora Heysen.
||237 Rokeby Road, Subiaco
||Monday 4 September 2017
||6pm to 7.30pm
||Arts and culture